TITLE OF STUDY PROGRAM
Doctoral degree program in Psychology
AREAD/FIELD OF SCIENTIFIC STUDY
Social sciences, Field of psychology
TYPE OF STUDY PROGRAM
Postgraduate scientific study program
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
Completed university graduate study in psychology (or an undergraduate degree in psychology according to the old program), active knowledge of spoken and written English, recommendations from two university instructors, expressed interest of mentors in accepting candidates and successful completion of the entrance exam.
Candidates from other professions first enrol in the Preparatory Year of doctoral studies in psychology.
HRK 9,500,00 (Croatian Kuna) per semester. Tuition for the preparatory year of study is HRK 5,600.00.
Doctor of Science (abbreviated Ph.D.)
Prof. Darja Maslić Seršić, Ph.D.
The doctoral degree program in Psychology is the highest level of scientific training in psychology and qualifies an individual for the most complex scientific-empirical and professional work, independent scientific research, and an academic career. Upon completion of doctoral studies, students will be able to participate in interdisciplinary research teams and use methodologically sound means to examine and make informed interpretations of all types of research problems in which psychological expertise is needed or desired.
International accreditation and the system of transferable ECTS credits enable psychology doctorates to continue their postdoctoral education at any European or world university. Our doctoral students are also able to obtain an international joint doctorate (Cotutelle) in cooperation with prestigious European universities.
Our alumni are employed in various positions in the Republic of Croatia, in neighbouring and other European countries and in the USA. They are employed at higher education institutions and other educational institutions, research institutes, specialized institutes in the public and private sectors, clinics and hospitals, business organizations and in other positions where there is a need for a high level of theoretical and methodological expertise in psychology and scientific competencies in the social sciences.